Shampoo Technician (Certificate)
The Shampoo Technician technical certificate of credit introduces courses that prepare students for careers in the field of cosmetology as shampoo technicians. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training for safety, sanitation, state laws, rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, structure of the hair, diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp, hair and scalp analysis, basic hair and scalp treatments, basic shampooing techniques, reception sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics. Graduates receive a Shampoo Technician technical certificate of credit and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, salon manager, or salon owner.
- Major Code: ST11
- Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
- Location: Griffin and Flint River Campuses
- Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
- Minimum Length of Program: 1 Term
- Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 12
- Submit completed application and application fee
- Be at least 16 years of age
- High school diploma or GED are NOT required
- Meet assessment requirements
Note: Students enrolled in the Cosmetology program MUST meet the general and program admission requirements for Cosmetology.
Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks.
The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.
Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.
|EMPL 1000||Interpersonal Relations and Prof Development OR||2|
|PSYC 1010||Basic Psychology||(3)|
|COSM 1000||Introduction to Cosmetology Theory||4|
|COSM 1020||Hair Care and Treatment||3|
Kimberly Rawlins/Griffin Campus
Department Chair of Professional Services
Cosmetology Program Coordinator
Deanne Allen/Flint River Campus
Susan Allen/Flint River Campus
Kelly Evans/Griffin Campus
Jeannie Kimbell/Griffin Campus